How to Move Forward

I attended the OUTsider Festival again this year in Austin, and again they totally hit it out of the park. Five days of fabulous queer art and community here in Austin. So much discussion about the relationships between sexuality in art, queer space and place, diversity and representation in art, art and activism. I’m still […]

Wedding Bells in Austin, Oct 23

On October 23 at 8pm, Stephanie Vela Anderson is marrying her dildo, “Glen Potter.” The wedding ceremony, which will take place at Mister Tramps in Austin, is part performance art and part fundraiser for Anderson’s upcoming documentary about mental illness, entitled “Heartlight.” A video of the happy couple can be found here. In an interview, […]

Let Go

This piece was originally performed for Greetings, from Queer Mountain in September 2015. I’d like to think I’m good at letting go of things. But it’s mostly because because holding on uses up a lot of energy and I get tired! I find holding grudges to be exhausting. If I am ever in a contest […]

AGLIFF Review: Une Nouvelle Amie

Une Nouvelle Amie (The New Girlfriend) is a film by French director François Ozon. It is utterly sweet and charming throughout. The film is at once very distinctly French and also approachable enough that I believe even viewers completely unacustomed to French film will be able to enjoy and appreciate it without any trouble. I […]